Iowa notes: 2012 memories, Nate Meier, crazy special teams

IOWA CITY — Tevaun Smith wore a different number and didn’t register a statistic the last time Iowa traveled to Indiana in 2012.The Hawkeyes lost to the Hoosiers 24-21 that rain-soaked, lightning-filled evening. It was one of five Iowa losses by six points or less in that dreadful 4-8 season, and the defeat at Indiana was perhaps the one that symbolized the entire season.Smith...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
November 03, 2015

Depth Chart Monday

Iowa released its depth chart Monday with no major changes from last weekend’s victory over Maryland.In a season that has become a chase for good health, this is good news and bad news. Let’s start with the good going into Saturday’s matchup at Indiana (4-4, 0-4 Big Ten).Senior defensive end Nate Meier left in the fourth quarter with what looked like a shoulder injury. He ran...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
November 02, 2015

Iowa DL features three 8-man football stars

Nathan Bazata, Drew Ott, and Nate Meier are all starting defensive lineman for the Iowa Hawkeyes but they also have something else even more unique in common.They all came from small town eight-man football schools. Ott is from Trumbull, Nebraska while Bazata hails from Howells, Nebraska and Meier is from Tabor, Iowa. Each player came to Iowa to prove as coming from 8-man ball creates...
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September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 11 — DE Nate Meier

No. 11 . . . There are embeds all over football games if you watch closely enough. Last season, one of those was this kind of little fella at noseguard when Iowa went into its goal-line defense. At 6-2,
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
August 11, 2015

Iowa’s Meier packs a punch

IOWA CITY — By Big Ten standards, Iowa defensive end Nate Meier is short and light. In his match-up against Wisconsin tackle Rob Havenstein last November, Meier (6-foot-2, 252 pounds) gave up five inches and 77 pounds. But dimensions
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
April 17, 2015

Iowa football: Analyzing the defensive depth chart

Iowa football head coach Kirk Ferentz has released the preseason depth chart which doesn’t include too many surprises. Iowa football just recently released their preseason depth chart and while there aren’t too many surprises, it is worth taking a look at. A lot can change after August practices and probably more than one player will impress coaches enough to unseat someone ahead...
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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